A team from the Narcotics division carried out a surveillance operation at the Portmore fishing village (Causeway). A joint military team from the St Catherine South division joined and carried a raid upon which two motor vehicles were seen and two men apprehended. One of the vehicles, a white Probox motor vehicle, is reportedly owned by a police Corporal assigned to the St Andrew North division. The other vehicle is a blue Nissan Caravan minibus.
A Police Corporal who reportedly works at the Constant Spring police station was apprehended in denim uniform, adorned with police accouterments. He was searched, and a service pistol was seized from him. Another man who stated that he’s a fisherman and a boat captain from port royal was found in the policeman’s car.
A preliminary search was done of the minibus; two illegal firearms were observed in a bag. Two buckets were also seen, but the contents were not known at this time. An undetermined sum of money was also observed.
Both men were handcuffed detained. DSP Hopton Nicholson, Inspector Ian Purrier (SCS shift commander), Woman Inspector Maxine Bernard (Narcotics) are presently on location. Scene of crime personnel is on the way to start processing the scene.
Corporal Maugin Romacan of the Narcotics Division is investigating.